Social Work

New York University

24 months
16296 USD/year
16296 USD/year
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The Master of Social Work program from New York University educates professionals for the pursuit of social justice with an emphasis on direct social work practice that aims to improve bio-psycho-social functioning through helping relationships.


The New York University offers eight ways to pursue your Social Work degree, allowing for flexibility and a range of educational options, plus an exploratory option for those who wish to explore social work without being admitting to a degree program.

Full-time programs:

  • Two-Year
  • Advanced Standing
  • 16-Month Accelerated
  • Shanghai-New York

Part-time programs:

  • 32-Month
  • Extended One-Year Residence
  • Extended
  • Extended Shanghai-New York

Through our impressive range of electives and field placements, it is possible for you to concentrate your graduate education on specific aspects of social work. You can select from our rich and diverse offerings to build a focused portfolio suited to your professional interests.

Students have a total of 5 years from the point of matriculation to complete the MSW requirements. Students have the final responsibility for ensuring that all degree requirements are met. Students cannot enroll in additional courses after they complete the 65 credit curriculum. Consultation with the student’s academic advisor is highly recommended.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment
  • Social Work Practice 
  • Practice with Groups
  • Social Work Research 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 32 months

Start dates & application deadlines




65 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The completed online application
  • A statement of purpose
  • Transcripts from all college and universities attended
  • Three letters of reference
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16296 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8148 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    16296 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8148 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Social Work
New York University